As part of the Presidency of the Estonian Republic of the Council of the European Union, a flagship conference “Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use” will be organized by the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and the University of Tallinn. The conference will be held in Tallinn from 24 to 26 October 2017.

The conference will address nature-targeted innovation actions involving all societal actors. It will host leading scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs from around the world who will share their experience on how nature-based innovation and eco-innovative technologies can be implemented in many areas of life.

The NBS 2017 conference Program Board welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations, and posters for the parallel sessions which will address five specific themes:

  1. Blue-green infrastructure in smart cities
  2. Integrated water management through natural systems
  3. ICT as a supporting tool for nature based solutions and ecosystems
  4. Ecological restoration through eco-innovation
  5. Nature-based solutions in circular economy.

Contributions are welcome from practitioners, policy advisers and scientists, and collaborations of groups. We hope to get a broad representation of related issues and solutions from across Europe.

Submission Deadline: July 14, 2017

The submission period is June 14, 2016 – July 14, 2017. 

Acceptance notifications will be made by August 20th, 2017.

More information here:

Ministry of the Environment of Estonia
Mr. Ivo Krustok (Scientific advisor)
+372 6262 924
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